Posts from January 2022
What does Jesus have to do with the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the Feast of Tabernacles? We’ll take a look at these holidays with Mark Landrum from ‘International Mission to Jewish People’ who will take us through their Biblical perspective and how they make a perfect picture of the Gospel: repentance, atonement and rejoicing in God’s provision.
The last two years have been difficult for all of us. There is a lot to be anxious about. Psalm 46 brings us words of hope and encourages us to refocus on God who is our refuge and strength.
The five solas of the Reformation include Scripture Alone, Christ Alone, Faith Alone, Grace Alone and Glory to God Alone. These five solas are the good summary of the principles of the Protestant Reformed faith given to us in the Bible. In this passage, Paul emphasises Faith alone and explains the cause and means of a persons salvation and how they receive that salvation from God.
Jesus uses an Old Testament picture in order to tell a story to the religious leaders. In so doing, He acts like an Old Testament prophet who gets the religious leaders to pronounce their own judgement or verdict against themselves for their sin of refusing God and His messengers. This is a strong and public confrontation between Jesus and the religious leaders that teaches us much about God and how He chooses to work in human history.
What does the incarnation, Jesus being born into the world, tell us about God? When Mary thought of it, she broke out into song and in her song, she reminds us of one of God’s characteristics – His Faithfulness. But how is the faithfulness of God seen at Christmastime? Mary will help explain.